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Rail Freight in the United States

Summary

Rail Freight in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States rail freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

- The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail.

- The US rail freight sector had total revenues of USD 60.8bn in 2017, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1.3% between 2013 and 2017.

- Sector consumption volumes declined with a CARC of -1.8% between 2013 and 2017, to reach a total of 2,359,789.8 million FTK in 2017.

- A series of accidents in the US rail freight sector have taken place in recent years most notably the incident at Mount Carbon in 2015 where a train carrying oil derailed and 19 cars subsequently caught fire and caused an oil spill in the wider area. Such incidents have forced the authorities to introduce new regulatory measures including the phasing out of older tank cars in favor of new.

Scope

- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the rail freight market in the United States

- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the rail freight market in the United States

- Leading company profiles reveal details of key rail freight market players' global operations and financial performance

- Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States rail freight market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Reasons to buy

- What was the size of the United States rail freight market by value in 2017?

- What will be the size of the United States rail freight market in 2022?

- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States rail freight market?

- How has the market performed over the last five years?

- How large is the United States's rail freight market in relation to its regional counterparts?

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Table Of Content

Scope

Table of Contents

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 9

Market value 9

Market volume 10

Market Segmentation 11

Geography segmentation 11

Market Outlook 12

Market value forecast 12

Market volume forecast 13

Five Forces Analysis 14

Summary 14

Buyer power 15

Supplier power 17

New entrants 18

Threat of substitutes 20

Degree of rivalry 22

Leading Companies 23

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC 23

CSX Corporation, Inc. 26

Norfolk Southern Corporation 29

Union Pacific Corporation 32

Macroeconomic Indicators 36

Country data 36

Methodology 38

Industry associations 39

Related MarketLine research 39

Appendix 40

About MarketLine 40


List Of Figure

List of Figures

Figure 1: United States rail freight sector value: USD million, 2013-17

Figure 2: United States rail freight sector volume: billion FTK, 2013-17

Figure 3: United States rail freight sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017

Figure 4: United States rail freight sector value forecast: USD million, 2017-22

Figure 5: United States rail freight sector volume forecast: billion FTK, 2017-22

Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2017

Figure 12: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: revenues & profitability

Figure 13: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: assets & liabilities

Figure 14: CSX Corporation, Inc.: revenues & profitability

Figure 15: CSX Corporation, Inc.: assets & liabilities

Figure 16: Norfolk Southern Corporation: revenues & profitability

Figure 17: Norfolk Southern Corporation: assets & liabilities

Figure 18: Union Pacific Corporation: revenues & profitability

Figure 19: Union Pacific Corporation: assets & liabilities


List Of Table

List of Tables

Table 1: United States rail freight sector value: USD million, 2013-17

Table 2: United States rail freight sector volume: billion FTK, 2013-17

Table 3: United States rail freight sector geography segmentation: USD million, 2017

Table 4: United States rail freight sector value forecast: USD million, 2017-22

Table 5: United States rail freight sector volume forecast: billion FTK, 2017-22

Table 6: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key facts

Table 7: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financials (USD )

Table 8: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financial ratios

Table 9: CSX Corporation, Inc.: key facts

Table 10: CSX Corporation, Inc.: key financials (USD )

Table 11: CSX Corporation, Inc.: key financial ratios

Table 12: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key facts

Table 13: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key financials (USD )

Table 14: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key financial ratios

Table 15: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts

Table 16: Union Pacific Corporation: key financials (USD )

Table 17: Union Pacific Corporation: key financial ratios

Table 18: United States size of population (million), 2013-17

Table 19: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, USD billion), 2013-17

Table 20: United States gdp (current prices, USD billion), 2013-17

Table 21: United States inflation, 2013-17

Table 22: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2013-17

Table 23: United States exchange rate, 2013-17

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Rail Freight, MarketLine, United States


Companies

Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC

CSX Corporation, Inc.

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Union Pacific Corporation